to chang wheels or not to change that is the question

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Asked by Nov 13, 2007 at 10:45 PM about the 1988 Ford Mustang

Question type: Car Customization

ok so i have a 1988 mustang curintly I'm running 14in american raceing whells with humko wheels 195/65/14.. i need new tires but want to go wider..  I  have coming ot me 17in stock rims off a 93 mustang with pirelli tires not sure what size.. i guess what  I'm wondering is is which is gonna give  me teh better handeling as well as what are all teh pros and cons between the two

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no real pros or cons they both look good only thing with the wider 17,s is cost and weather winter that is.

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As long as your car has a good suspension and steering ( not worn out ) , upgrading to larger/wider wheels will help . Even stock 1988 aluminum wheels would be an improvement ( 15' rims ) A big help would be to make sure you have good front struts and rear shocks . Upgrading suspension for handling can make a huge difference , such as lowered springs , heavier duty front and rear stabilizer bars , upgraded neoprene bushings for the bars and lower front control arms . The list can go on and on , only lack of cash will hold you back .

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